Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Piaget & Constructivism.....

Thanks Merrolee for your inquiry regarding Jean Piaget's and his role in the development of Constructivism/ Constructivist learning theory. Well spotted! and You are absolutely right the Vygotsky is a contructivist.....he is attributed to the social constructivist perspective, Piaget with the cognitive perspective (surprise surprise!) There are lots of overlaps betweent the two but maybe you might want to checkout this this link for some extra info....re: Cognitive Constructivism and Social Constructivism

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